2009-2829 | Apple Mac OS X credentials management (BID-36956 / XFDB-54192)

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5.3 $5k-$25k 0.03

A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.8 (Operating System). This vulnerability affects some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-255. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The weakness was published 11/10/2009 by Nicolas Joly with Vmware (Website). The advisory is available at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2009-2829 since 08/17/2009. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/27/2021).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 42433 (Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2009-006)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (54192), Vulnerability Center (SBV-24562) and Tenable (42433). Similar entries are available at 50781, 50780, 50779 and 50778.




VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-255
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 42433
Nessus Name: Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2009-006)
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OpenVAS ID: 102038
OpenVAS Name: get_kb_item(ssh/login/osx_name
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Active APT Groups: 🔍Recommended: no mitigation known
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03/18/2015 +1890 days 🔍
08/27/2021 +2354 days 🔍Vendor: https://www.apple.com/

Advisory: securityfocus.com
Researcher: Nicolas Joly
Organization: Vmware
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2009-2829 (🔍)
X-Force: 54192
Vulnerability Center: 24562 – Apple Mac OS X x3Cx3D 10.5.8 Event Monitor SSH Daemon Remote DoS Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 36956 – RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2009-006 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150108
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Created: 03/18/2015 15:15
Updated: 08/27/2021 14:15
Changes: (1) source_nessus_risk
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